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Juvenile Historical Collection

The Juvenile Historical Collection is housed in the Information and Library Science Library at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The collection of historic children's books consists of materials mainly published between 1839 and 1920. The materials are available for library use only. The purpose of this special collection is to support further research in the history of children's literature as well as the curriculum for children's librarians at the School of Information and Libra...



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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
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[25] leaves : 19 cm
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Spyri, Johanna, 1827-1901; Smith, Jessie Willcox, 1863-1935
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A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city
Topics: Mountain life, Grandfathers, Orphans
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834; Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847, joint author; Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926, ill
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Title within ornamental border
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Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Juvenile Historical Collection
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At head of title: The national standard
Juvenile Historical Collection
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T.p. within double rules
Topic: Robin Hood (Legendary character) in literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Bannerman, Helen, 1862-1946
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At head of title: The only authorized American edition
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Topics: Sambo (Fictitious character), Children
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Wright, Blanche Fisher, ill
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Illustrated t.-p. and lining-papers
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822; Saint Simon, Mrs., tr
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138 p. 17 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Bunyan, John, 1628-1688; Maguire, Robert, 1826-1890
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548 p. : 23 cm
Topic: Bunyan, John, 1628-1688
Juvenile Historical Collection
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viii, 525 p. : 24 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919
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Title-page illustrated in colors
Topic: Santa Claus
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923; Smith, Nora Archibald, 1859-1934; MacKinstry, E. (Elizabeth)
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A collection of Scandanavian, English, French, Spanish, Gaelic, German, Russian, and East Indian fairy tales
Topic: Fairy tales
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914
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274 p. : 19 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Meiklejohn, J. M. D. (John Miller Dow), 1830-1902; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. ill; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905. egr; William Blackwood and Sons. pbl
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Listed in the English catalogue, under Meiklejohn, at 5s., or the 2 pts. separately at 3s 6d. each, dated 1884-5; according to Massé and Osborne pt. 1 was published in 1884, pt. 2 in 1885
In verse
Topic: Children's stories, German
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
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1 v. (unpaged) : 21 x 28 cm
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Topics: Animals, Children's stories, English
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Seegmiller, Wilhelmina, 1866-1913; Hallock, Ruth Mary, 1876-1945, ill
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87 p. : 20 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Jackson, Leroy F. (Leroy Freeman), 1881-1958; Wright, Blanche Fisher, ill
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Illustrated lining-papers
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939
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"The stories and illustrations ... originally appeared in Little folks between 1896 and 1902."
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Porter, Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman), 1868-1920; Mulford, Stockton, ill
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"Twentieth impression, February 1914"--Verso of t.p
Topics: Orphans, Aunts
The sleeping beauty -- The baby's own alphabet -- Bluebeard
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972; Pogány, Willy, 1882-1955, ill
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Maps on lining-papers
Topic: Argonauts (Greek mythology)
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912, editor; Ford, H. J. (Henry Justice), 1860-1941, illustrator; Jacomb Hood, G. P. (George Percy), 1857-1929, illustrator
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2 v. : 18 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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"4 me Série" -- Cover
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Cover title
Topic: Children's poetry, English
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703; Austen, John, ill
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Little Red Riding-Hood.--The fairy.--Blue Beard.--The sleeping beauty.--Puss in boots.--Cinderella.--Riquet with the tuft.--Tom Thumb
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966
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Fletcher & Rood. Craig
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Topic: Toys in art
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937
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Title within ornamental border
Cover title: Aunt Mary's reading book
Topic: Primers
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Bradish, Sarah Powers
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240 p. : 19 cm
Topic: Mythology, Norse
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Stratemeyer, Edward, 1862-1930
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vi p., 1 l., 301 p. 19 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924; Birch, Reginald Bathurst, 1856-1943; Browne, Frances, 1816-1879. Granny's wonderful chair
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First ed. BAL 2077
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Blake, William, 1757-1827; Ellis, Edwin John
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2 v. : 21 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1809-1894
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Cover title
Topic: Conduct of life
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Cox, Palmer, 1840-1924
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xi, 144 p. 25 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Finley, Martha, 1828-1909
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323 p., [1] leaf of plates : 19 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Meiklejohn, J. M. D. (John Miller Dow), 1830-1902; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. ill; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905. egr; William Blackwood and Sons. pbl
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Listed in the English catalogue, under Meiklejohn, at 5s., or the 2 pts. separately at 3s 6d. each, dated 1884-5; according to Massé and Osborne pt. 1 was published in 1884, pt. 2 in 1885
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Aesop; Townsend, George Fyler, 1814-1900. trl; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906. ill; George Routledge and Sons. pbl; J. Ogden and Co. prt
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Date of publication based on binding indicating publication in the 1870's
Topics: Animals, Children, Conduct of life
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972; Pogány, Willy, 1882-1955
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Maps on lining-papers
Topic: Homer
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864; Fell, Herbert Granville, b. 1872
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Adaptations of Greek Myths: The Gorgon's head, The golden touch, The three golden apples, The Chimera
Topic: Mythology, Classical
Juvenile Historical Collection
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"Printed in Great Britain."
412 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Children's literature, American, Sunday school literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Gordon, Elizabeth, 1866-1922
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[92] p. ; 21 cm
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Topics: Flowers, Gardens
Juvenile Historical Collection
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ix, 263 p., [24] leaves of plates : 19 cm
Topic: Trees
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
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322 p
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Finley, Martha, 1828-1909
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iv, 348 p. 19 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
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174 p. : 18 cm
Pt. 1. Plants. --pt. 2. Animals. --pt. 3. Air, water, heat, light, &c
Topic: Science
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888
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365 p. : 18 cm
Topics: Boys, March family (Fictitious characters)
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
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Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Jackson, Gabrielle E. (Gabrielle Emilie), b. 1861
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Advertising matter: p. 127-130
Juvenile Historical Collection
by MacDonald, George, 1824-1905; Smith, Jessie Willcox, 1863-1935, ill
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Lining-papers and t.-p. illustrated in colors
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
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Part 1: 341, [7] p., [4] leaves of plates; part 2: 359, [9] p., [4] leaves of plates
Topics: Families, Young women
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
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Description based on: Vol. 12, no. 6 (Apr. 1892); title from cover
Topics: Children's literature, American, Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Molesworth, Mrs., 1839-1921
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Illus. t.-p
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
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Added illustrated title page
Topics: Pirates, Treasure troves
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Winter, John Strange, 1856-1911; Crompton, Frances E; Molesworth, Mrs., 1839-1921
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A Christmas fairy, by J. S. Winter [pseud.]--Not quite true, by M. L. S. Molesworth--In the chimney corner, by F. E. Crompton
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature